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For other positions that may be of interest, please see below.

Conservation Program Intern at University of Michigan

The goal of the Doris Duke Conservation Scholars Program at the University of Michigan’s School for Environment and Sustainability (SEAS) is to diversify the conservation workforce by finding and developing the next generation of land, water, and wildlife professionals among traditionally underrepresented groups.

Check out more here. Apply by January 1, 2018. 

Student Technical Assistant with WSE

The WSE department is looking for a student worker to help with sample preparation as well as testing. The testing will be mechanical, mainly in the high-bay and the mechanical testing lab (RH 170). This will require safety training and testing equipment training. Preference will be for a student who has worked with and is comfortable using saws and other equipment. Lab experiences would be preferred, but not necessary.

Equipment being used:
-Universal Testing Machines (UTM)

Students interested in the position should apply here:

For more information, contact Byrne Miyamoto (

Hampton Lumber Internships

The internship program is open to current undergraduate and graduate students in various areas of study. Hampton’s paid internship program allows for students to get career and industry experience as they complete projects and useful work first hand. Hampton Lumber continually strives to “Find A Better Way Every Day” and safety is a part of the Hampton culture. Interns work alongside company leaders and assist with challenges essential to the workplace, and work on projects with true benefit to the company.

The internship program has been carefully created so that interns are mentored and guided by individual managers throughout the company. The structure of the internship will allow for interns to gain experience and take ownership of specific projects that further their education and knowledge in their respective fields, while also networking with industry professionals.

Forestry (Based out of Salem, OR) Forestry interns work alongside and are mentored by professional forests to assist in a sustainably managing Hampton Lumber forestland. Projects and skills developed  focus on harvest planning and administration, site preparation, regeneration surveys, road construction and maintenance, forest products marketing, silviculture operations, use of current GIS technology. Interns will have the opportunity to travel to different locations and gain experience in diverse forest stands. Forestry Intern:

Hampton Continuous Improvement/Project Assistant (Based out of Portland, OR) Interns will be mentored and work alongside the HCI Director and have opportunities to build skills in the world of lean management and supply chain management. Interns will assist with documentation, organization and distribution of project information from meetings and events. Interns will be involved in Kaizen events and all inputs/outputs related to such events. Other areas of learning include improving understanding of the process steps in the Value Stream Map from standing timber to the sale of dimensional lumber and detailed knowledge of some processes through Kaizen event participation. HCI Intern:

Safety Internship (Based out of Darrington, WA) Safety Intern will be mentored and work alongside our HR/Safety Manager at the Darrington location. Interns will gain marketable and team building skills, while gaining experience to build proficiencies in a variety of manufacturing disciplines.  Interns will have the opportunity to travel to different locations, depending on the projects and meetings they are involved in, and gain experience working in diverse locations.  Safety interns will receive a specific project to work on during the duration of their time and have a set meeting weekly to review progress and goal achievement. Safety Internship:

USDA Forest Service 

Individuals interested in these positions are encouraged to create an applicant profile and build their resume in as soon as practical in advance of the opening date and open period.

Phase 1: January 3 – 9, 2018:  Includes all fire fighter, fire management positions, wilderness technicians, and trail technicians
Phase 2: January 31 – February 9, 2018:  Engineering & surveying technicians, forestry technicians, hydrologic technicians, biological science technicians, archaeological technicians, equipment operators, motor vehicle operators, laborers, maintenance workers, recreation, visitor information/guides, office services, & Youth Conservation Corps aids/leaders


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Job Announcements Blog

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